elementary music teacher resume example with 16+ years of experience

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Focused Elementary Music Teacher passionate about promoting inclusion, critical thinking skills and student development. Skillful in managing classroom environments and student behavior with positive and proactive strategies. Excellent communication, relationship-building and problem-solving abilities.

  • Music theory
  • Vocal techniques
  • Microsoft (Word, Powerpoint, Excel)
  • Planning & Organizing
  • Communication & Collaboration
  • Performance Direction
Education and Training
Alabama A & M University Normal, AL Expected in Bachelor of Science : Music Education (Vocal, Choral) - GPA :
Newton Public Schools - Elementary Music Teacher
Newton, MA, 04/2006 - Current
  • Developed and oversaw programs for school gatherings, special concerts and student performances.
  • Broadened approach and improved teaching by completing training courses. (Professional Development, Workshops, Research, Collaborating &Sharing)
  • Developed lessons plans and activities for K-5th grade (including self-contained classes and bilingual students)
  • Incorporated Orff Instruments and Kodaly Method.
Edgewood Centre - Private Piano & Voice Teacher
Portsmouth, NH, 04/2007 - 05/2010
  • Provided music theory training for beginner and intermediate piano students.
  • Instructed students in scales, sight-reading and tonal differences on piano.
  • Vocally trained students using singing techniques and vocal exercises.
  • Instructed 3 piano students and 4 voice students, preparing children for school performances, auditions and showcases.
NichelleTaylor'd For Kids - Pre-K Teacher
City, STATE, 07/2004 - 03/2006
  • Maintained daily records of individual activities, behaviors, meals and naps.
  • Organized and led activities to promote physical, mental and social development.
  • Lead Pre-K Teacher for students ages 3 to 4 years of age. Also assisted with infants and toddlers (6 wk. to 2 yrs.).
  • Trained &Taught the ABEKA Curriculum. (The ABEKA Program is a Christian based curriculum that uses cross-subject integration and hands on activities for toddlers and preschool students)
  • Organized programs and events for Graduation Ceremonies, Holiday Events, and Educational events (i.e. "Fire Safety Week")
  • Taught children foundational skills such as colors, shapes and letters.
  • Distributed quarterly progress assessments and milestone reports to each parent.
  • Collaborated with colleagues on developing new classroom projects and monthly themes.
Union Hill Primitive Baptist Church - Host for Choir Camp
City, STATE, 03/2019 - 03/2019
  • Chose suitable music for vocal types and organized rehearsals to prepare members for performances.
  • Taught a repertoire of songs and children performed for an audience.
  • Directed rehearsals to achieve tonal and harmonic balance.

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School Attended

  • Alabama A & M University

Job Titles Held:

  • Elementary Music Teacher
  • Private Piano & Voice Teacher
  • Pre-K Teacher
  • Host for Choir Camp


  • Bachelor of Science

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